Daisy Tam (PhD) Daisy Tam is Assistant Professor at the Department of Humanities and Creative Writing at the Hong Kong Baptist University where she teaches and researches urban food systems and practices with a particular focus on food security. She spearheads research in this area in Hong Kong and works in an interdisciplinary and innovative [...]
Tomas Holderness (PhD) Tomas Holderness is managing partner of the Urban Systems and Environments Research Group, a worker-owned research cooperative based in London and Berlin. His work focuses human-machine networks for urban resilience to extreme weather events, using social media, digital sensors and drones. He is a visiting-fellow of the MIT Urban Risk Lab, where [...]
Mart Van De Ven Mart is a Principal at Droste, a Hong Kong-based data science consultancy he founded in 2014. As Principal, he leads their client engagements with a human-centred approach to data science. He takes the view that the potential of data and AI applications will only be realised when they are adeptly designed [...]
Sherin Siew is a digital creative passionate about designing experiences bridging purpose, form and feasibility to create value for people and businesses.
Dickson Kwong Dickson Kwong has been working as a Senior Data Scientist in Information Technology and Utilities sectors since graduating with a BSc in Computer Science from University of Washington. At his current job, Dickson is responsible for knowledge discovery on datasets, and developing larger-scale data solutions. Dickson’s expertise lies in surfacing valuable patterns from [...]
Leo Pang (PhD) Leo is a food studies researcher. His main research interests are sustainable food systems, farmers markets, restaurants and chefs, cuisine, and food and globalisation. Leo has a PhD in Anthropology from SOAS (The School of Oriental and African Studies) University of London and a Graduate Diploma in food studies from the University [...]
Melissa Cate Christ The founding director of transverse studio, Melissa Cate Christ is a registered landscape architect (Ontario, Canada) and a Research Assistant Professor of Design at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU). Melissa's design research and practice explores mechanisms of critical intervention at the juncture of landscape, culture, urbanism, and infrastructure. Prior to teaching [...]